Student, Skowhegan School Painting and Sculpture, 1953. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, 1953. Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, 1957.
Assistant professor fine arts St. Louis Junior College District, 1965-1968. Professor Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 1968-1979, chairman, 1971-1974. Visiting artist Truro Center Arts, 1976-1978, Stamford (Connecticut) Museum, 1982.
Professor art department Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, since 1981, chairman, 1987—1991.
Member College Art Association American.
Married Margaret Whitehurst Grimes, May 30, 1964. Children: Carolyn Rose, Bernard Hulce, Jerome Hulce.